This year, I've learned some important things, and I feel motivated to share. The truth is, we're all always learning - can you see it? Can you notice it? Do you allow it to change you? It's in these places that we grow and we can become consistently, fully ourselves.
The strongest education, I believe, is one that is experiential and applicable. Learning can be done for learning’s sake, but it also must allow the learner to build capacity to leverage their own work ethic, knowledge, and potential for a better life.
Muhabura, like life, isn’t for the weak. It’s a formidable mountain, one that should be taken seriously. But with grit, perseverance, and strong legs, you can climb it. You might have to crawl up at times, or perhaps slide through mud and rocks on your way down, but it can be done.
Geography, I learned, has very little to do with the identity of the heart.
why I'm resolute to help my friends in Rwanda finish their education.
Cramped in the corner of a living room in the center of a Denver housing project, I watch 20 Rwandans […]
Psalm 118:1: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. My bare, musty feet are […]
Most days, give me a pen (I am a big fan of the thin, sharpie color pens), paper, and a […]
Poplar Street; Norfolk Street; 44th Avenue; Rifle Street; Iran Street; Veasey Hall; Umubuga Village; Gacuriro Sector; Otero Place. Just to […]
I see the work of your hands, galaxies spinning a heavenly dance God, all that you are is so overwhelming… […]
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“I don’t like chocolate but I like jellybeans.” Yep, that’s Emmy. One of about a thousand “Emmy-isms” one can get […]
It started with Divine & Yazina; two young women that impacted my life as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 2011-2013. […]
My feet are small (perhaps cute when they are well taken care of) but they are mighty. I used to […]
Milk. Marriage. Bananas. Church. Kagame. Dig. Rwandan buzz words. Just to name a few. I’m no expert, but if I had a […]
Describe Rwanda in a word: complex. Describe Kigali in a word: growing. * How can you truly describe a city? Can you find […]